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Act 2- The simple act

Every week we go to the grocery store, as we are one of the lucky ones in this city and are employed. Every week we donate to one or two local foodbanks in the form on non-parishable food items. Every week, the charity gets close to running out of food. We ( the Girlfriend and I ) make a community food security issue a priority when we go shopping.

It isn't much, but it is something. But, I wonder what more can be done....hmmmmmm..... Suggestions?

Posted on March 11, 2010 at 12:46am — 1 Comment

Learn Two- Lack of Employment equals lack of Food Security

I am from a city in Ontario, Canada that has the highest unemployment rate in the country. They built this city around the big Auto Makers in Detroit. It was cheaper to make product in Canada and ship it across the boarder to the big plants, then to make it on american soil because our Dollar was worth very little in comparison to the American Dollar. Then..... The stock market crashed.



Our Dollar went up, 2 of the big 3 American auto makers filed for some sort of bankruptcy and people… Continue

Posted on March 11, 2010 at 12:43am — 1 Comment

Shadowing someone who seems to know

I have decided to Shadow David Henderson, the CEO of Idealistics http://www.idealistics.org/, a Social Innovation business that integrates technology with social service providers so that they can provide a better service to families in need. I picked him because I believe adding technology to any problem can only help solve it. I am sure that, he will have some good sites and links and blog entry's for me to follow with ideas that may make playing this… Continue

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 7:54pm — 2 Comments

Use what you have

Some of the tips are great, but using what you have to build what you need is key. When trying to think outside the box, you have to know what you have to do that thinking with. examples are great, Japan's food shortage, one of the things you don't have a lot of is SPACE. In order to make this work in my opinion I will have to make the most food out of the least amount of space. I am very interested to see what others believe needs to be done too.

Dan

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 7:03pm

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